Peanut Butter Adds Unusual Touch to Pork

"Here is a recipe my family and I really enjoy," Karen L. Nichols writes. "We hope other lovers of peanut butter will think it's delicious, too. It's easy to prepare and cooks very quickly in a wok or skillet."


1 (8-ounce) package wide egg noodles

1 (1 1/4-pound) pork tenderloin

1/2 cup soy sauce


2/3 cup chunky peanut butter

1 tablespoon sugar

1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

3 green onions, sliced

1 small bunch spinach, coarsely sliced

Cook noodles in boiling water, then drain. Keep warm. Cut pork tenderloin into 1/8-inch-thick slices. In medium bowl, mix pork with 1/4 cup soy sauce and 1 tablespoon oil. Set aside.

In small bowl, mix peanut butter, sugar, hot pepper sauce, 1/4 cup soy sauce and 2/3 cup hot tap water until blended. Set aside.

Heat 3 tablespoons oil in wok or 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook green onions until tender. Turn heat to high and cook pork mixture until pork loses its pink color, 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove pan from heat.

Add noodles, peanut mixture and spinach to mixture, tossing gently to mix well. Briefly heat until hot, if desired. Serve immediately. Makes 4 to 6 servings.



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